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Windows 7: Bootmgr is missing - Fix

30 Dec 2012   #50
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Glad to hear that you figured it out.


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27 Jan 2013   #51
woodsy

windows7
 
 

I got on my computer boot manager is missing. I have a compaq desk top. My husband has a dell computer. He has the windows 7 disc for his dell, I do not have the windows 7 disc for my compaq. Can I use the windows 7 disc for his dell for my compaq? I don't want to screw up my computer any more than it is!
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27 Jan 2013   #52
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Woodsy,

If the disc is a factory recovery disc, then no.

If his computer is the same 32/64 bit as your computer, then you could create a system repair disc on his computer to use on yours for this.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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07 Feb 2013   #53
hdjunkie

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks for this!!! I was just trying to remove a 100mb boot partition with easybcd and totally screwed my boot loader somehow. Fixed it in no time with command line...
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07 Feb 2013   #54
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hdjunkie View Post
Thanks for this!!! I was just trying to remove a 100mb boot partition with easybcd and totally screwed my boot loader somehow. Fixed it in no time with command line...
Glad to hear you were able to fix it.
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17 Feb 2013   #55
otakucho

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

I'm working on a friends sony vaio with this issue and I'm getting this error... (updating)


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23 Feb 2013   #56
Ethel031

Window 7 32
 
 
BootMgr Tutorial

Works Great! Recieved an error message while booting up my computer that BootMgr was compressed. My system would not boot up, but once I followed the tutorial BootMgr is missing - Fix step by step my system is up and running. I went to my other computer and made a recovery disk then when system attempted to boot up at CD/DVD it ask to press any key. Then once at command prompt typed c: and followed commands. Once that was complete it started loading files. So happy that this worked.

Thanks for the tutorial,
Ethel
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06 Mar 2013   #57
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ethel031 View Post
Works Great! Recieved an error message while booting up my computer that BootMgr was compressed. My system would not boot up, but once I followed the tutorial BootMgr is missing - Fix step by step my system is up and running. I went to my other computer and made a recovery disk then when system attempted to boot up at CD/DVD it ask to press any key. Then once at command prompt typed c: and followed commands. Once that was complete it started loading files. So happy that this worked.

Thanks for the tutorial,
Ethel
Glad to know that Ethel.
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06 Mar 2013   #58
Big Dawg

Win 7
 
 

Dinesh: Like many of us, I too have the Bootmgr is missing. In my case I was slowly moving everything from Win XP Pro to Win 7. I partitioned my boot drive and installed Win 7 on the second partition and then would normally boot to XP, but since I had a menu option at boot up to boot to either XP or 7, I could choose which OS to boot too. I made a backup image of the Win7 partition only when I was ready to move to 7, with Ghost, and imaged a new Hard Drive. At boot I got the missing Bootmgr error. I found this forum and tried to follow Fix-4, however when I typed cd boot and hit enter, nothing was found. I did a DIR and saw that there is no Boot directory on C:\ drive. There was a Boot directory under Windows. (c:\windows\boot). I did not try the 3 bootrec commands in that directory since you specifically said to launch the Boot directory in C:\. Could it be that in Windows 7 (Ultimate) there is no Boot directory in C:\? By the way, I had previously tried to do a Win7 repair that did not work, thus your fix was my next try. Any ideas why I don't have a Boot directory on my boot drive (C:\) and how to repair my OS?
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07 Mar 2013   #59
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Hi, can you try running a Startup Repair
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